Debian DSA-3681-1 : wordpress - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93835

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in wordpress, a web blogging tool, which could allow remote attackers to compromise a site via cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, path traversal, or bypass restrictions.

Solution

Upgrade the wordpress packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u10.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=837090

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/wordpress

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3681

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93835

File Name: debian_DSA-3681.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/04

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4029, CVE-2016-6634, CVE-2016-6635, CVE-2016-7168, CVE-2016-7169

DSA: 3681